Iron County Forestry and Parks

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Iron County Forestry & Parks

607 3rd Ave N ~ Suite 2

Hurley, WI  54534

office (715)561-2697

fax  (715)561-4801


Current Events


  • ATV/UTV Trails are OPEN except Trail 6 from Weber Lake/Whitecap to Upson Lake Rd is closed due to water issues.  The Town of Upson also has Upson Lake Rd closed.  Please obey all route closures as many washouts still exist.

  • SAXON HARBOR is CLOSED INDEFINITELY due to the July 11, 2016 storm.




Iron County is located in far northern Wisconsin bordering Lake Superior, Michigan's Upper Peninsula, Ashland, Vilas and Price Counties.  The third largest County Forest in the State of Wisconsin, Iron County offers plenty of recreational opportunities from hunting and fishing, to ATVing and snowmobiling, to camping, hiking and cross country skiing.  The Iron County Forestry Department is responsible for managing 174,317 acres of County Forest.